The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump

The Heat

“My job is not to represent the world. My job is to represent the United States of America.” U.S. President Donald J. Trump

What’s undeniable is that candidate Donald Trump’s bombastic style and populist rhetoric is largely responsible for his stunning election victory. But for world leaders, less clear is how that style translates to U.S. policy under President Trump. In short, what does it mean for bi-lateral relations and such critical issues as trade, defense and the war on terrorism.

Donald Trump the candidate struck a very populist tone, riddled with nationalism. But many world leaders – politicians themselves – knew Trump was using that rhetoric to rile up his base, to get them out on election day. Beijing were concerned that as President he might demonize the country, and even start a trade war. He blasted the TPP – a cross-pacific trading deal-in-works, championed by Japan.

In the Middle East, Trump cozied up to Bibi Netanyahu, even insisting he’d move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But Arab leaders were worried and that wasn’t helped by Trump’s rhetoric in the U.S. against Muslims.

For more, CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 1

The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 1

What's undeniable is that candidate Donald Trump's bombastic style and populist rhetoric is largely responsible for his stunning election victory. But for world leaders, less clear is how that style translates to U.S. policy under President Trump. In short, what does it mean for bi-lateral relations and such critical issues as trade, defense and the war on terrorism. For more, CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg reports.
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“We strongly support NATO, an alliance forged through the bonds of two World Wars that dethroned fascism, and a Cold War that defeated communism.” US President Donald Trump

Tonight’s panel takes a global look at Donald Trump:

The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 2

The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 2

Tonight's panel takes a global look at Donald Trump: Mikhail Fishman, editor-in-Chief of The Moscow Times. Andreas Horchler,Washington correspondent for ARD German Radio. Raghida Dergham senior diplomatic correspondent for Al Hayat, a leading pan-Arab newspaper. Tian Wei, anchor of CGTN's "Global Insight".
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The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 3

The Heat: How the world views Donald Trump Pt 3

Tonight's panel takes a global look at Donald Trump: Mikhail Fishman, editor-in-Chief of The Moscow Times. Andreas Horchler,Washington correspondent for ARD German Radio. Raghida Dergham senior diplomatic correspondent for Al Hayat, a leading pan-Arab newspaper. Tian Wei, anchor of CGTN's "Global Insight".
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